ANNOUNCEMENTS:  

The 2024-25 FAFSA is now available at https://studentaid.gov.   If you need help please visit https://wcupa.edu/fafsa to register for an appointment.

Accepted to the 2024 Summer Academic Success Program? Don't forget to file your 2023-24 FAFSA in addition to the 2024-25 FAFSA in order to be considered for summer financial aid. 

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The
Financial
Aid
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1. Apply

Get a jump start on your Financial Aid process

Apply for Financial Aid: In-State

Apply for Financial Aid: Out-of-State

Apply for Financial Aid: Summer and Winter Terms

Apply for Special* or Unusual Circumstances*
*Circumstances could include changes to household income, medical expenses, household size, etc.
**Appealing for a Dependency Status Override for Undergraduate Students

 

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2. Review

Use our checklist to stay on track

FINANCIAL AID CHECKLIST

 

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3. Manage

All the tools you need to stay on top of your Financial Aid

Manage Financial Aid

 

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4. Cost Calculator

We help keep all your costs easily accessible and clearly defined

Review Costs

 

 

Important Dates

October 1 - FAFSA Open Date (with the exception of the 2024-25 FAFSA which will be available December 2023). 

March 1 - WCU Priority Deadline for FAFSA (Extended to May 1st for 2024-25)

March: Incoming Student Financial Aid Offers Emailed

March 15 - 2024-25 WCU Scholarship Applications Open at https://wcupa.edu/scholarships

March 15 - Summer Financial Aid

May 1 - PA Resident FAFSA Deadline for State Grant Consideration

May- Satisfactory Academic Progress Notices Sent

June- Returning Student Financial Aid Offers Emailed

June 15 - Priority Deadline for Verification

June 30- Priority Deadline for PLUS & Private Loan Application for following year

Financial Aid Checklist

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Students on campus

Financial Aid Programs

Get all the latest information on West Chester University Scholarships and Grants.

Scholarships
Grants
Loans
Work Study
Veterans

 

Get the
Support
you Need

Our resources provide all the information and tools you need to understand, compare, and apply for various student loans.

 

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